ArmInfo. The defeat of the candidate of the AKP Binali Yıldırım in Istanbul is primarily the defeat of Recep Erdogan throughout Turkey. Similar opinion was expressed by ArmInfo associate expert AIMOB, turkologist Hayk Gabrielyan.
ArmInfo. In an interview with ArmInfo, Senior Researcher at the Center for Problems of the Caucasus and Regional Security of MGIMO, Ahmet Yarlykapov, talks about the challenges and threats that threaten Armenia in the context of a Sunni-Shiite conflict. He shares the vision of the role of Islamized Armenian-Muslims in transnational terrorist threats. Predicts the possible consequences of a direct military clash between the US and Iran for the entire Caucasus region.
ArmInfo. The revolution and the change of power in Armenia, the presidential elections in Ukraine and the current political crisis in Moldova today are nothing but links in one chain. Professor of Social Research and Public Policy at New York University Abu Dhabi Georgi Derluguian expressed such opinion to ArmInfo.
ArmInfo. Azerbaijan's entry into structures in which Armenia is already participating will finally finish off the CIS and turn the same CSTO into the CIS, which Moscow does not want and will never do. This opinion on June 21 at a press conference in Yerevan was expressed by leading researcher at the Center for Euro-Atlantic Security at the Institute of International Studies at Moscow State Institute for International Relations, Sergey Markedonov.
ArmInfo. Today Armenia is actively fighting with corrupt officials, and not against corruption. In any case, there is no systematic, institutional struggle against this fact in the country. On June 21 speaking at the "Caucasus-2018" international conference director of the Caucasus Institute, Alexander Iskandaryan, expressed a similar opinion.
ArmInfo.Artificially created domestic political tension prevents the foreign investments in Armenia. Economist Vahagn Khachatryan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo. "The indicators of foreign direct investment for the first quarter of 2019 speak for themselves.
ArmInfo.Even in the event of another breakdown of the negotiations between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the resumption of hostilities around Artsakh is by no means considered as the most possible scenario. Expert on security issues, coordinator of the startup "Miatsum" Alliance in Artsakh Hrachya Arzumanyan expressed a similar opinion to ArmInfo, commenting on the talks between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan that started in Washington.